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#ICNC2019: Machine learning predicts sudden death in heart failure patient for the first time

2019 14 May

Artificial intelligence ( AI ) has shown promise to select heart failure patients for expensive treatments to prevent lethal arrhythmias , reports a study presented at ICNC 2019. The study is the first to use a machine learning algorithm to predict sudden death in heart failure patients . The International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and... Read more

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Fatty Liver, Heart Disease Link in Obese People

2016 28 Jan

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) can increase risks of cardiovascular disease and heart failure in obese individuals, according to a new study published in the journal Radiology . Investigators say the findings add more support to the importance of dietary interventions in such patients. NAFLD — also known as hepatic steatosis — is the most... Read more

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RSNA15: Free Diving Heart Changes Shown on MRI

2015 02 Dec

Significant cardiovascular changes occur in divers who hold their breath while descending hundreds of feet below the surface of the ocean, according to a new study presented on Tuesday, 1 December, at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). These changes can pose potential dangers, particularly to inexperienced or cardiac... Read more

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Heart Ageing Differences Shown on MRI

2015 20 Oct

A new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study published in the journal Radiology indicates that heart ages differently in men and women. Researchers from Johns Hopkins say the findings may support the development of gender-specific treatments for heart disease. Previous studies have shown that in both sexes, the main heart chamber, the left ventricle... Read more